Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Glamorganshire's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Coal Mines

Britain's Active Mining History Society

From the Tables compiled by Joseph S. Martin, H.M.Inspector for the South-Western District in his Report for 1896


List of Mines worked under the Coal Mines Regulation Act, in Glamorganshire, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Manager

Under-
Manager
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks
U/G
Sur.
Cefn Brithdir
George Inn
Rhymney Iron Co. Ltd., Rhymney
W. Smith
D. Lewis
133
28
Coal, C & H
Brithdir
Coed Cefn Pwll Du
Machen
Watkins and Christopher, Machen


3
1
Coal
Park Vein
Darran
Darran
Rhymney Iron Co. Ltd., Rhymney
W. Smith
R. James
177
34
Coal, C & H
Brithdir
Duffryn Rhymney
Rhymney
Rhymney Iron Co. Ltd., Rhymney
John Powell
Wm. Bowen
388
50
Coal, C & H

Energlyn
Pwllypant, Cardiff
Thos. Thomas, Pwllypant, Cardiff
Thos. Thomas

4
2
Coal, H
Llanwit. Only working pillars above the water level.
Gilfach
Pengam
T.G. Cartwright, Newport, Mon.
Ll. Watkins
T. Watkins
146
22
Coal, H
Mynyddysllwyn
Gilfach
Bargoed
Rhymney Iron Co. Ltd., Rhymney
W. Smith
D. Griffiths
65
20
Coal, C & H
Brithdir
Hengoed
Hengoed, Cardiff
R. Edwards, Hengoed, Cardiff


3
0
Coal
Mynyddysllwyn
Hengoed
Hengoed, Cardiff
David Jones, Hengoed, Cardiff


2
1
Coal
Mynyddysllwyn
Heolddu Ucha Drift
Bargoed
L. Jenkins, Heolddu Ucha Drift Colliery, Bargoed


2
1
Coal, C & H
Mynyddysllwyn
Homfray's Level
Machen
The Receiver for the Mortgagees of Rudry Merthyr Colliery, Caerphilly
A. Johnson
W. Harris
32
8
Coal, C & H
Little Rock. Plan deposited, but now working again.
Llanbradach
Llanbradach, Cardiff
Cardiff Steam Coal Collieries Ltd., Llanbradach, Cardiff
G. Bradford
W. Grier
775
141
Coal, G, H & S
Little Rock, Upper Four Feet, Six Feet, and Nine Feet.
New Duffryn
Rhymney
Rhymney Iron Co. Ltd., Rhymney
J. Powell
D. Morgan
414
39
Coal, S
Ras Las
Pentreporth
Pengam
George Seaborne, Hengoed, via Cardiff
J. Howells

11
2
Coal
Mynyddysllwyn
Pentwyn
Machen
W. Lewis, Pontygwaith, Treharris, R.S.O.


4
3
Coal

Penwaingoch
Pontlottyn
Exors. of the late E.D. Williams, Blackwood, Mon.


1
1
Coal
Brithdir
Prices (Part of)
Bedwas
Wm. R. Davies, Tyn Wern Farm, Bedwas, via Cardiff




Coal

Rhymney Merthyr
Rhymney
Rhymney Iron Co. Ltd., Rhymney
J. Powell

344
35
Coal
Big
Rudry Merthyr, "No. 1 Pit"
Machen
The Receiver for the Mortgagees of Rudry Merthyr Colliery, Caerphilly
A. Johnson
W. Harris
3
3
Coal
Big. Plan deposited, but now working again.
Terrace
Rhymney
Rhymney Iron Co. Ltd., Rhymney
J. Powell
M. James
195
31
Coal
Upper Four Feet and Big
Watford
Caerphilly
D. Davies, Watford Colliery, Caerphilly


2
1
Coal

Wernddu
Caerphilly
Wernddu Coal and Brick Co. Ltd., 15, St. John's Chambers, Cleckheaton, Yorkshire


27
2
Coal and Clay

Wernydomen
Caerphilly
T. Jenkins, Wernydomen Farm, Caerphilly


8
3
Coal
Possett
Total
2740
428

The initial letters attached to the word "Coal" in the column "Minerals Worked" indicate the kind of Coal produced, as C Coking Coal; G Gas Coal; H Household Coal; M Manufacturing Coal; S Steam Coal.

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